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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Barugo in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.306S, 124.7314WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Barugo in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:51 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.7314° East, latitude 11.306° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 17:00:51 / February 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000d6y5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6y5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llorente, Kauit, San Policarpio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SSW of Barugo, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7314° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSW of Barugo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-13 17:00:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-13 20:50:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 8.666 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000d6y5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d6y5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d6y5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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